For the third day in a row, the Tennessee Department of Health is reporting a new COVID-19 death in Blount County. 

There are a total of 10 COVID-19 deaths in Blount County. 

As of 3 p.m. Aug. 7, Blount County had 498 active cases and 735 recovered cases.

TDH is reporting 38,219 active cases, 79,357 recoveries, 5,190 hospitalizations and 1,206 deaths statewide. 

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